EXCESSIVE SMOKE WHEN STARTING CAR AND OVERHEATING

  • Tiny
  • mother54
  • 2003 Cadillac DTS
  • 146,000 miles

When I start my 2003 DTS Cadillac there is a lot of smoke coming from the exhaust and the car over heats ! There are 146,000 miles and this problem just started over the weekend

Thursday, October 27th, 2011 AT 8:19 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Sounds like you have head gasket issues. Cant overheat these motors without causing damage.
With the mileage, I would suggest replacing the motor.

Roy

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 AT 8:28 PM
  • Tiny
  • mother54
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Thank you for your help ! That is exactly what I thought !

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 AT 8:33 PM
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Good luck

Roy

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Thursday, October 27th, 2011 AT 8:41 PM

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